How Milwaukee Residents Feel About Police Body Cams, A Look At Student Debt In Wisconsin

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In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, Steve Tuttle, vice president of communications for Taser International, demonstrates one of the company’s body cameras during a company-sponsored conference at the California Highway Patrol headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Milwaukee police officers have been using body cameras since 2015 largely as an effort to increase transparency between citizens and officers. We talk with a researcher about how the city’s residents feel about the body camera program. We also find out how the average amount of student loan debt has changed (or not) over the years.

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  • How Are Milwaukee Residents Feeling About Body Cameras?

    Since 2015, police officers in Milwaukee have been outfitted with body cameras, in an attempt to increase transparency and improve relations between officers and citizens. But is that effort working? We talk with a researcher about how Milwaukee residents are feeling about the city’s body camera program, as well as their trust in their police department.

  • A Look At Wisconsin Graduates' Student Loan Debt

    The average student debt among Wisconsin graduates has plateaued in recent years at around $30,000. But that’s still a big number for a new graduate to contend with. We take a look at the state of student debt and financial need and what’s changed in recent years.

Episode Credits

  • John Munson Host
  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Daniel Lawrence Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Guest